• Lake Murray Water Level

    WATER LEVEL 358.50 Feet MSL Thursday, March 30, 2023   12:30:00 AMLevel is 1.50 feetbelow full pool of 360.00 source: http://murray.uslakes.info/Level/

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Dreher Island State Park

Dreher Island State Park spans three islands, 348 acres and provides access to 12 miles of Lake Murray shoreline. Visitors will find recreational water activities, nature trails and some of the best striped and large-mouth bass fishing spots, all only 30 miles from Columbia.  It has long been a popular location and launching spot for major, national fishing tournaments. Park admission is $2 for adults and $1.25 South Carolina seniors. Children age 15 and under are admitted free.

  • 3 islands that stretch out onto and provide access to 50,000-acre Lake Murray
  • 5 lakeside villas
  • 97 paved campsites for RV or tent camping
  • 15 tent campsites specifically for tent camping
  • 1 Community Building
  • 10 picnic shelters
  • 3 fishing tournament shelters – complete with wi-fi service, a live well and catch and release tank
  • 3 boat ramps that provide private boat access to Lake Murray
  • 3 playgrounds scattered throughout the park
  • 3 trails 

Bathhouse, BBQ Grills, Boat Launch/Ramp, Boat Ramp, Boat Rental, Camp Store, Campground Host Campsite Tables, Drinking Water, Dump Station, Fire Pit, Fire Rings, Fireplace, Firewood Available, Gift Shop, Group Camping, Group Pavilion, Ice, Marina, Pets OK, Picnic Tables, Restrooms, Shade Structure, Showers, Trash Collection, Visitor Center, WiFi.


Beach, Biking, Bird Watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Geocaching, Hiking, Kayaking, Lake, Mountain Biking, Nature Trails, Photography, Picnicking, Playground, River, Scuba Diving, Skin Diving, Snorkeling, Stargazing, Swimming, Walking Trails, Water Sports, Wildlife Viewing.

Dreher Island State Park Campground has 97 single-family campsites with many right on the shoreline of beautiful Lake Murray. The campsites can accommodate tents, trailers, and RV’s. Several campsites are large and right on the water. Each campsite has a paved pad, table, fire ring, and grill. Primitive group camping is also available.

Dreher Island | South Carolina Parks Official Site